Hoping to buff up a great charity total - The Solihull Observer

Hoping to buff up a great charity total

Solihull Editorial 31st Aug, 2023   0

BUCKETS and sponges are at the ready as Solihull firefighters get ready to host a charity car wash on Sunday (September 3).

From 10am until 2pm he team will make cars sparkle in return for a donation to help pay for a seven-year-old boy who was born missing his left hand and shortened arm a bionic arm.

Harrison, whose dad – Matt Codd – works at the Streetsbrook Road station, has been chosen to be part of the Big Hero 3 campaign through open bionics with two other children to receive their first bionic arm.

And the families need to raise £16,000 towards the campaign.

Harrison and his little sister will be at the fire station at the weekend helping to wash cars.

The sports-mad boy, who loves to play play football, tennis, rugby and swim said he would love a Hero Arm so that he can pick up his toys with two hands.

Harrison is also planning on having a toy sale to help him fundraise as part of the Big Hero Three.

The Hero Arm is a 3d printed, lightweight, multigrip bionic arm designed and manufactured in Bristol.

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